Photo News: Senate Leadership Visits President Buhari

The 9th Senate of the federal republic of Nigeria led by Senator Ahmed Lawan on Thursday paid a Sallah homage to President Muhammadu Buhari   

Edo Crisis: Senate Orders Obaseki To Issue Fresh Proclamation

Following crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly, the Senate on Tuesday ordered the governor Godwin Obaseki to issue a fresh proclamation for the inauguration of the state House of Assembly. The lawmakers in their fresh directive told the governor to issue the fresh proclamation withing a week or the National Assembly will take […]

Ministerial Screening: Controversy Trails Senate ‘Bow And Go’ Privilege

Controversy again trailed the Senate generous use of its “bow and go” privilege accorded ministerial nominees presented to the Upper Legislative House by President Muhammadu Buhari for screening and confirmation as members of his incoming cabinet. Nigerians who watched the two-day screening of 26 of the 43 ministerial nominees accused the Senate of denying them […]

Breaking: Senate Confirms Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad As CJN

The appointment of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has been confirmed by the Senate as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Ibrahim Tanko was confirmed on Wednesday after a thorough screening at the National Assembly. Africa News24 understands the Senate had on Wednesday, begun the screening of Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of […]

Okorocha Tackles EFCC Boss Over Investigations

Governor Rochas Okorocha has warned the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, not to allow the agency to be infiltrated by politicians. The governor was reacting to a statement by Magu saying Okorocha was under probe for alleged money laundering. Africa News24 (AN24) recalls that the EFCC’s zonal head […]

National Assembly Imposes Restrictions On Media

The National Assembly yesterday issued stringent requirements the media organizations must comply with before they can cover its activities. The conditions will further deepen intrigues in the lead-up to the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly in about three weeks. The Guardian had on Monday reported that a crisis was brewing over how members of […]

9th N’Assembly: Senate Leadership Tussle Gets Dangerous

Few weeks to the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly, lawmakers loyal to the incumbent Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Mohammed Ali Ndume, are flexing muscles and spoiling for war following a disagreement over the voting pattern to be adopted in the election of presiding officers. Lawan and Ndume are the frontline contenders […]

See Options Gov. Ganduje Gave Sanusi After Dangote’s Appeal

Power and influence can never and must not be under estimated in this country Nigeria as Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has played a crucial role in saving the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II from being dethroned. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I (1905-1990 ), the grandfather of the present Emir […]

IGP Appears Before Senate, See What He Said About Insecurity

Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), has appeared before the senate to brief lawmakers on insecurity in the country. The upper legislative chamber of the national assembly summoned him last week. At plenary on Tuesday, Ahmad Lawan, senate leader, moved a motion for the senators to usher the police chief into the chamber. Thereafter, […]

I’ll Be Next Senate President, Says Adamant Ndume

Ali Ndume, former senate leader, has expressed optimism that he would emerge as the senate president in the ninth national assembly. The senator, who spoke with journalists in Lagos on Monday, said there was no time the All Progressives Congress (APC) asked him not to run for the position of senate president. According to him, […]

Senate Probe Appointment Of New NYSC DG

The Senate has mandated it’s Committee on Youth and Sports to investigate alleged infraction in the appointment of National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) Director-General, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim by the Chief of Army Staff(COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukuru Buratai. This followed a Point of Order by Sen. Dino Melaye(PDP-Kogi) at plenary on Tuesday. Melaye while citing Order 42 […]